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April 25 down the years
Hare kicks into the record books
Dusty Hare prepares to slot another three points, January 6, 1983
Dusty Hare: finished his career with a world record haul of 7337 points © Getty Images
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Dusty Hare scored 12 points to overtake Sam Doble's career aggregate record of 3651 as Leicester beat Moseley 26-13. He overcome nerves which saw him miss a penalty and two conversions when within one kick of the landmark.

CB Fry, one of the greatest all-round British sportsmen, was born. He played cricket for Sussex and Hampshire and was capped 26 times by England. He was an England football international and also appeared for Southampton in the 1902 FA Cup final. He also played rugby union for the Barbarians, and in 1893 he set a world long jump record. He died on September 7, 1956.

Birth of Malcolm Thomas, Welsh utility back and captain of the 1950s who was the first player to make two tours of New Zealand with the Lions.

The former Scotland fly-half Gordon Waddell, resident in South Africa, won the Johannesburg North seat for the Liberal Progressive Party in the South African general election, against all predictions.

Wales beat the President's World XV 27-21 in an ente rtaining yet competitive match at Cardiff that brought down the curtain on the WRU's Centenary season. Three late tries helped Wales come back from 13-21 down, the last two from scrum-half Tony Jones.

New Zealand wrap up their Centenary series beating the World XV 26-15 in Auckland to take the rubber by two wins to one.

Bath sealed their League/Cup double season with a 32-12 home win against Saracens in the final Courage League match. Stuart Barnes led the way for Bath, scoring two tries and kicking two penalty goals.

The Midlands beats London Counties 19-15 in a mid-week match staged at Villa Park.

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